The Mar Vista

A Mar Vista Beauty with Wine, Sirloin and Live Bands

Tonight, You Bacon Crab Melt

By Hadley Tomicki ·
None 9 Photos The Mar Vista
You’re currently spinning at 1,040 miles per hour on an immeasurably heavy astronomical body on an endless journey circling the solar system.

Which has nothing to do with the fontina bacon crab melt you’ll order tonight.

Just thought you should know.

Welcome to the Mar Vista, a sunny destination coupling wine, beer and live music with terrific words like “bacon,” “crab” and “melt,” now open in, yes, Mar Vista.

Take a look. The local restaurant vets behind this place decimated every last trace of Good Hurt so that you might have this upbeat stunner under hanging plants, a glass skylight and a mural of the old Red Line that once ran these streets.

Friends. Dates. Family. Random strangers who share your feelings about fried oysters. Bring them all. Await their company up at the bar with some small-production Burgundy and draft saison from the tightly curated list.

And while that front patio has epic brunch plans written all over it, you’ll focus on dinner for the first few weeks. That will entail goat ragout with handmade pasta, pork belly hot pots, prime sirloin and that fontina bacon crab melt we mentioned.

Expect live music come weekends, too. Mellow stuff like bluegrass, jazz and acoustic guitar duos.

Sorry if we just made you picture Nelson.
Hadley Tomicki

Hadley Tomicki lives in Los Angeles. He is probably going nowhere on the 10 Freeway this very second.


The Mar Vista
12249 Venice Blvd
Los Angeles, CA, 90066


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